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HP Company Decoder   (Updated May 26, 2018.)  Questions or comments to: info@hpalumni.org

How the Hewlett-Packard Company spawned Agilent, Keysight, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, HP Inc, DXC Technology, Micro Focus, Perspecta...  


 

Date
(in chron order)

Old Logo Event

New logo

Official details for investors   HPAA advice for employees  

 

2000-05-02

Hewlett-Packard Company spun off Agilent Technologies.

Agilent   Agilent  
2002-05-03

Hewlett-Packard Company merged with Compaq Computer Corp.

Compaq   Compaq  

2006-10-16

Agilent spun off Verigy.

Advantest   Agilent  
2008-08-26

Hewlett-Packard Company acquired EDS

EDS   EDS  

2011-07-04

Verigy acquired by Advantest (Japan)

Advantest   Agilent  
2011-10-03

Hewlett-Packard Company acquired Autonomy

HP Inc   Micro Focus  

2014-10-22

Agilent spun off Keysight.

Keysight   Keysight  

2015-10-21

Hewlett-Packard Company spun off Hewlett Packard Enterprise.

HPE   HPE  

2015-10-21

Hewlett-Packard Company renamed "HP Inc."

HP Inc   HP Inc  

2017-03-20

Hewlett Packard Enterprise spin/merge with CSC to create DXC.  

DXC   DXC  

2017-09-01

Hewlett Packard Enterprise spin/merge with Micro Focus

Micro Focus   Micro Focus  

2018-05-25

DXC Technology spin/merge U.S. Public Sector Business with
Vencore and KeyPoint Government Solutions
to create Perspecta.

Perspecta Logo

DXC   DXC  

 

Explanation by communication experts William Abbott and Louis Costello.

These are the largest acquisitions and spinoffs. See also:

- HPAA's unofficial directory of 159 acquisitions -- and 30 divestitures and spinoffs -- by HP, HP Inc, and Hewlett Packard Enterprise.

- HP Inc merger and acquisition announcements     HP Inc Investor FAQs

- Hewlett Packard Enterprise Investor Site


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